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CNN
May 3, 2014 2:00am PDT
continues for hundreds of girls abducted in nigeria. coming up for you, why these protesters you're seeing now say the government isn't doing enough. >>> welcome back to "cnn newsroom," everyone. i'm ear errol barnett. >>> nigeria is searching for hundreds of girls taken from a boarding school. they say 276 students were dragged from their beds last month and that number could increase. vladims live in lagos. it's one of these stories that breaks your heart. these young girls just wanted an education, and i understand some relatives even raised money themselves so they could go and search, feeling helpless because of what the government's not done so far. what's happening there? >> reporter: that's exactly right, errol. we've spoken to some of those family members. they say that over the last couple of days, they've attempted to take some rocks, sticks, machetes, whatever they could find, to go into the area where it is believed boko haram is holding these girls, to risk their own lives to try to bring their daughters, their sisters back home, because they say that the government is not do
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 8:00pm EDT
tribute to the presidency of the security council for last month and to our colleague in nigeria and her entire team. here we are once again, grappling with the ukrainian crisis. every time this council is divided, this unfortunate country is steeped in anarchy. the east of the ukraine, roofs -- groups are aggressively taking over cities. it's not really a crowd that supports this effort but just a few hundred demonstrators. heavy weaponry which excludes the possibility of any sympathetic members of the crowd, russian officers on local television, the taking of hostages. all of whom are being held and allegations have increasingly been proven of forced disappearances. these thugs have refused to implement that agreement which was supposed to be the restoration of the ukrainian state on its own territory. and what is ukraine doing? after having shown great restraint that no other state would've been able to show, in the face of organized attacks, it was supported and justified by a neighboring country and decided to use its army and police against the armed groups which are establishing s
CNN
May 2, 2014 1:00pm PDT
that this happened to 230 teen girls in nigeria. their moms and dads have been demanding that the government help bring their girls home to little effect. it became a social media event throughout the world. >> reporter: the streets of nigeria are teaming with protesters. furious that their government isn't doing more to find close to 200 school girls kidnapped in the dead of night. >> i'm a young mother. i can't imagine any mother going through this. it's disheartening. it's shocking. >> reporter: militants with the group boko haram kidnapped the girls. it was designated a terrorist group by the u.s. government last november. forced on to trucks, the armed men originally took 230 girls into a dense forest along the nigerian border. this young girl was among a few dozen who managed to escape. >> translator: my friends and i jumped from the vehicle and ran back home because we realized they don't look innocent to us. >> reporter: there are some 200 girls in captivity with reports that they have been forced to convert to islam and have been sold as child brides for as little as $12 each. >> i would
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
tribute on behalf of the council to her representative of nigeria, for her service for the president of the council for the month of april 2014. i'm sure i speak for all members of the council in expressing deep appreciation to ambassador -- to the ambassador and her to mimetice deep skill in which they conducted the council's is this last month. the provisional agenda for this dated 13s a letter april, 2014, from the representative of the russian federation to the united nations, addressed to the president of the security council. the agenda is adopted. in accordance with the role 37 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the representative of ukraine to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. accordance with the rule 39 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the undersecretary general for political affairs to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will now two of the- of item agenda. i now give the floor to the gentleman. >> mr. president, members of the council, since we last met to discuss ukraine in april,
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 12:00pm EDT
like to once again our gratitude to the presidency of nigeria for last month's efforts. i'd like to thank the undersecretary-general, mr. feldman, for his briefing on the situation in ukraine and recent events. madam president, to say that we're meeting a second time in a week once again to discuss the alarming situation in ukraine is a demonstration of the fact that this council has a responsibility to express itself. in the case of argentina, to reiterate our views about what is happening with regard to the bitter confrontations due to the escalation of tensions. news coming from slovanski would appear daily confrontations are reality and there is serious risk of spiral of violence with serious consequences for ukraine, the region and the international community. argentina condemns violent acts recorded in the east of ukraine and which have left the loss of human life in its wake. obviously the voices of members of this council have not been listened to or heard, nor the voice of the secretary-general or the international community. calling on all parties to work to calm the si
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. defense secretary said authorities suspect is the problem is still under reported. nigeria has been rocked by an explosion, at least a dozen people were killed outside the capitol, a car bomb went off near a police check point, it was close to the same location as the blast two weeks ago that killed 70 people, so far no one has claimed responsibility, but the armed group has threatened new attacks. that is the same group suspected of kid p thatting 200 girls two weeks ago. on the ground in the capitol. >> these protestors are demanding that the government rescue at least 190 girls from a school in north eastern nigeria. they are four rouse at the government's response to the kidnapping. there's been confusion, over the number of girls abducted and miss information about the efforts to find them. the government admits it is still not sure exactly how many girls were abducted. but says it is doing everything it can to rescue them. the armed group bo ca raton is believed to be behind the kid p thatting. >> there are conflicting rothers consigning the number i thought the government has concer
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 7:00am EDT
a check of the videos captured by citizens around the world. >> nigeria demanding action from the government following the disappearance of 230 students from a northern village, most girls. instagram user capturing this demonstration as the women call for the girls to be brought back home. you may recall they were taken two weeks ago by armed men believed to be part of a militant group. >> management at an oil refinery in ghana say supply will not be affected following a deadly blast there earlier this week. that is video from it. a smoke cloud rising, people running from the scene. one was killed in the explosion. >> the heavens providing this for people in new zealand, a beautiful display lighting up the night sky. >> welcome back to aljazeera america. up next, the rallies taking place around the world today and the violence that's erupted from may day demonstrations. >> first let's check temperatures around the nation today. things appear to be getting warmer. >> a little bit. now that that front has gone through, some places have dropped but now that the front has gone thr
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 8:00pm EDT
until the missing girls come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> sinn fein terrorist gerry adams is under arrest. suspected of killing a belfast mother of 10. admitto the kidnapping and killing wrongfully believing she was an informant. adams turned himself in for questioning and that he is innocent. >>> arrested for immigration reform in washington, d.c. all of mayor families have been pulled apart by deportation. the preteens and teens say they are fighting for their undocumented parents and siblings. u.s. government estimates 60,000 will cross into the u.s. alone. one boy hopes to reunite with his father in houston. paul beban has that story. >> a vast remote desert surrounds the city of nogales. a fence slices through it. this teenagers and two cousins have traveled 2400 miles to make it here to the mexican side of this border town. >> translator: my name is axel fernandez and i'm 15 and from honduras. >> one of the most violent cities in the world. after crossing illegally, collectively known as the beast. a dangerous and dusty free ride more than 1400 miles all the way to the bord
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00pm EDT
is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, $12. in nigeria, $12 is the cost of bride slave. recently around 200 girls went to school and never came home. they were kidnapped and for $12 apiece sold to islamic militant terrorist group. they were forced into marriage and they were raped. modern sex slavery. this inhue -- inhuman human trafficking crime needs action. today the united states took a huge step forward in the battle against this scourge. the judiciary committee passed three bills fighting this growing problem here in america. the justice for victims of trafficking act that i sponsor aid long with carolyn maloney of new york was passed and supports and protects victims of the horrible crime. it pun ush -- punishes the sex trafficker and punishes the buyer, the child rapist. it helps rescue child victims and treats them as victims rather than child prostitutes. no life deserves to be stolen and served for $12. children should not be for sell anywhere, at any time, for any reason. that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
to protest in nigeria tomorrow in the capital. they want to put pressure on the government to secure the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted earlier this month. the family members of the missing girls will hold a rally. >>> secretary of state, john kerry, traveling to central africa this week, focusing on regional conflicts, including fighting in the sudan, more efforts to bring peace. >> reporter: in his stronghold in nasa, the leader of south sudan's rebels receive the u.n. human rights chief. she came to south sudan to discuss the human rights situation. the situation that the rebel leader said troubled him. >> 35 minute, and gave him the concerns. about protections in the video. we received assurances from him that he himself has been investigating the human rights of violations. >> reporter: the visit took place after two recent mass killings, in the town of benty, hundreds of people who sought shelter in a hospital and a mosque were massacred. armed youth attacked civilians that thought they would be safe at a you knew base. dozens were killed, including children. >> you could
BBCAMERICA
Apr 29, 2014 7:00am EDT
are aimed to discourage people from voting wednesday. >>> reports from nigeria say some of the 200 girls abducted from the boarding school may been sold into marriage in neighboring cameroon. it's believed they were kidnapped by the group boko haram. people call on the government and military to do more to try to get the girls back safely. >>> brazil's preparations for the 2016 rio games have been described by senior olympic officials as the worst he's seen. the vice president john coates says the production is well behind schedule. there's concerns about infrastructure and water quality. he added there's no plan b. there will not be an alternative city chosen to host the games. >>> as divers continue to recover bodies from the sunk south korean ferry, president park has apologized for failing to prevent the disaster that left more than 300 dead or missing. at the memorial for the 250 school children on board, she apologized for the slow response to the tragedy. bbc has this. >> reporter: the new memorial brings home the sheer scale of the disaster. hundreds of young faces stair out from
BBCAMERICA
Apr 29, 2014 6:00am EDT
thanks for joining us. >> pleasure. >> thank you. >>> reports from nigeria say 200 girls abducted by the boarding school may have been sold into marriage. it's exactly two weeks since the girls were taken in the nighttime raid on their school. it's thought the raid was staged by the group boko haram. i spoke to our correspondent for the latest. >> it's been difficult to find out what's going on especially from the government which hasn't given much away. sources are telling us several things. girls are not kept in one particular place, one camp. they're being moved around. sources tell us they've been spotted being move add cross the lake a lake. we have reports unconfirmed from the area they're taken from, girls have been sold off for as little as $15 each. that's what we're hearing from that part of the country. >> what do we know about what the government has been trying to do if anything to help the families and help the girls? >> initially we were told many had been rescued. that turned out there appeared to be a disconnect between different government agencies dealing with t
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